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Scientifically Speaking: The Commercial Space Race

The success of the Dragon capsule is an example of American ingenuity and entrepreneurship. It is a great model on how the state can help incubate businesses. We in Kosovo should learn from such models, if not for launching rockets, then at least launching small promising start ups that would help improve the local economy.

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Scientifically Speaking: The Large Hadron Collider

In a sense, our scientific curiosity didn’t evolve much since our cavemen ancestors. Let’s take a rock for example. What is it made out of? Even a Neanderthal could tell you that if you smash a rock, you will produce smaller rock pieces. And smashing those smaller pieces, will produce even smaller ones, until there comes a point when we may call them dust.

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Creativity: Tools 2

It all comes down to the best creativity instrument ever designed. It took around 3.8 billion years of evolutions, until nature came up with the current version of your brain. It has the ability for what scientists call neuroplasticity, which means, re-routing and rewiring neural networks on demand.

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Creativity: Tools 1

As a Civilization we managed to arrive where we are thanks to our ability to use tools. Ever since we figured out that we can use rocks and sticks as extensions of our body, we have perfected them to better serve our purposes.